“Inferno” (1980)

Films And Lice


Inferno is the second installment in Dario Argento’s ‘Three Mothers” trilogy. Following the huge success of Suspiria, the mythology of the three mothers was to be expanded upon. In this film, we would be introduced to Mater Tenebrarum, the mother of death, It would be difficult to make a follow up to SuspiriaAfter all, how do you make a sequel to arguably one of the greatest horror films of all time?

Needless to say, that’s an element that doesn’t work in it’s favor. If you look at this as its’ own film, and don’t compare it to Suspiria, it actually holds up pretty well. Unfortunately, it’s impossible not to compare the two. Both of the films have a very similar storyline, and use  tri-color cinematography.

One issue I’ve always had with the plot, was it seems rushed. Suspiria unfolded gradually, leaving you in the dark about…

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